Giorgos Arvanitis

Giorgos Arvanitis

Known For: Camera · Birthday: 1941-02-22 (80 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Dilofo, Phthiotis, Greece

113 Movies

Also Known As: Yorgos Arvanitis · Giorgios Arvanitis · Γιώργος Αρβανίτης

Biography

Giorgos (or Yorgos) Arvanitis (Greek: Γιώργος Αρβανίτης; born February 22, 1941) is a Greek cinematographer.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

1 Movie
Fanny Lye Deliver'd

Fanny Lye Deliver'd

2021
In 1657, Fanny lived on an isolated English farm with her husband and son. Thomas and Rebecca are a young couple who claim to have been robbed and need a place to stay. But are these people really who...

2019.

1 Movie
Adults in the Room

Adults in the Room

2019
The story of people trapped in an inhuman network of power is universal. The Eurogroup meetings impose on Greece the dictatorship of austerity, where humanity and compassion are completely ignored. Th...

2016.

1 Movie
Blind Sun

Blind Sun

2016
​Greece. A seaside resort struck by a heavy heat wave. Water is scarce and violence is ready to explode. Ashraf, a solitary immigrant, is looking after a villa while its owners are away. On a dusty ro...

2015.

1 Movie
Graziella

Graziella

2015
Two defeated middle-aged characters who aren't sure that life holds the possibility of a second act are examined.

2014.

2 Movies
Fadhma N'Soumer

Fadhma N'Soumer

2014
The film is about a young woman in Algeria who was fighting for her ancestral land during the earlier years of the french occupation.

2013.

1 Movie
Tom the Truant

Tom the Truant

2013
A class of five-year-old children gets lost in the forest after their schoolmistress faints from eating wild berries. All alone, they encounter a fourteen-year-old runaway, Tom the Truant, who lives i...

2012.

1 Movie
Land of Oblivion

Land of Oblivion

2012
Tchernobyl was a few hours before the disaster. There is a fire at the power station.

2011.

1 Movie
Dr Nazi

Dr Nazi

2011
Charles Chinaski is a guy with many problems and feels responsible for most of them: women, alcohol, his hostility towards certain groups of people. One day, he decides to consult the first doctor he ...

2010.

2 Movies
The Blonde with Bare Breasts

The Blonde with Bare Breasts

2010
Julian, 25, and Louis, 12, are two brothers who work and live on a barge in the centre of Paris. They transport gravel and resort to petty crime to make ends meet. They have grown up alone and now the...
Gigola

Gigola

2010
George, a charismatic and adventurous young woman, born from an old, catholic family, falls in love with a female teacher in her teens. George embarked on an exciting and reckless journey to the depth...

2008.

2 Movies
Welcome Home

Welcome Home

2008
He returns to his hometown. He's been in prison for 13 years. He's obsessed with a girl. Emily. He reaches for her one day. She looks at him and starts to scream.
Dorothy Mills

Dorothy Mills

2008
A psychiatrist is called in to examine the teenager accused of the crime when the island community is devastated by the assault of an infant. She suspected that she was suffering from multiple persona...

2007.

1 Movie
The Last Mistress

The Last Mistress

2007
There are a lot of secrets surrounding the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and a woman of the French aristocracy.

2006.

1 Movie
A Crime

A Crime

2006
His life is on hold as he searches for his wife's killer. Alice thinks she can make him happy. She wanted to leave the past behind so she invented a culprit. There are no perfect culprits or perfect c...

2005.

3 Movies
The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael

The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael

2005
Three teenage boys are drawn into a world of temptation and violence in a small English coastal town. Bored, troubled and excluded boys are unable to accept moral boundaries. Their actions move inexor...
A Song of Innocence

A Song of Innocence

2005
Antoine Santana - Issues of class, gender roles and parenting bubble to the surface in this 19th-century tale about a shepherd girl (Isild Le Besco) who farms off her own newborn to a wet nurse in the...
See You at Régis Debray

See You at Régis Debray

2005
Paris. The year is 1969. Andreas Baader on the run from the law in Germany hides out in the apartment of the political intellectual Régis Debray who at the same time is serving what is supposed to be ...

2004.

4 Movies
Brides

Brides

2004
A young female character from Samothraki is sailing to the U.S. To save her family honor and fulfill a marriage contract. Her sewing skills allow her to alter wedding dresses for the third class voyag...
Process

Process

2004
A woman is about to take her own life.
Anatomy of Hell

Anatomy of Hell

2004
A man saves a woman from a suicide attempt. She said she would pay him to visit her at her isolated house for four nights. He is going to watch her silently. He agrees. A mutual fascination/revulsion ...

2003.

1 Movie
The Magic Box

The Magic Box

2003
Over forty and in a bit of a midlife crisis, Tunisian film director Raouf is prone to excessive drinking when not engaged in an argument with his French-born wife Lou (Marianne Basler). One respite to...

2002.

2 Movies
I'm Tired of Killing Your Lovers

I'm Tired of Killing Your Lovers

2002
A small traditional publishing house is owned by Theophilus Palios. He is doing vocals on the show of a known singer and falling in love with him. Thegenerosity of old fans keeps her alive. Though it ...

2001.

4 Movies
The Blue Island

The Blue Island

2001
France, 1940. German troops have just invaded the country, but in the rural idyll of the family chateau inhabited by 20-year-old Mellie with her impoverished aristocrat father Alexandre and adolescent...
Freedom-Oleron

Freedom-Oleron

2001
39 years old Jacques Monot is tired from the same vacation he and his family have every year so he decides to buy a boat.
Signs & Wonders

Signs & Wonders

2001
Under the influence of signs and premonitions, a man allows himself to stray in and out of a love affair with his colleague.
Fat Girl

Fat Girl

2001
The world is on Anas' shoulders. She loves Elena and hates her. Elena is fifteen years old. She can't comprehend that she's just an object of desire. She can't be taken anywhere else. Or had. A girl l...

1999.

1 Movie
Romance

Romance

1
1999
Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a teacher cannot handle the lack of intimate time he will allow. She finds her sexual appetites leading her ...

1998.

2 Movies
Eternity and a Day

Eternity and a Day

1998
Alexander, a famous writer, has only a few days to live. The little boy is an illegal immigrant from Albania. Alexander takes the boy home.
Train of Life

Train of Life

1998
In order to escape the Nazis, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe created a fake deportation train.

1997.

4 Movies
Port Djema

Port Djema

1997
A doctor learns some things he never expected to know as he searches for a friend on a mission of mercy in this drama. Pierre Feldman (Jean-Yves Dubois) is a French physician who visits the African na...
Mother of the Dunes

Mother of the Dunes

1997
Director Abdoulaye Ascofare's drama follows Zamiatou (Aminata Ousmane), a mother who struggles to support her family in the wake of her husband's unjust incarceration. Life is already difficult in the...
Bent

Bent

6
1997
Max was forced to run for his life after having a tryst with a German soldier. In the eyes of the Nazis, gays are the lowest form of human being, so Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pret...
Nitrate Base

Nitrate Base

1997
This documentary celebrates the cinema birth. The evolution of the 7th art is historic. From silent to sound, from B&W to color, and trough all the genders. The historic contest in which cinema lived ...

1995.

2 Movies
Ulysses' Gaze

Ulysses' Gaze

1995
"A," a Greek filmmaker living in exile in the United States, returns to his native Ptolemas to attend a special screening of one of his extremely controversial films. But A's real interest lies elsewh...
Total Eclipse

Total Eclipse

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1995
Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while also feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.

1994.

1 Movie
The Butterfly's Dream

The Butterfly's Dream

1994
This European existential drama utilizes complex symbols inspired by abstract psychological theories to explore the effects and reasons behind a young classical actor's decision to stop talking. No on...

1993.

1 Movie
Balkan Landscapes: The Gaze of Theo Angelopoulos

Balkan Landscapes: The Gaze of Theo Angelopoulos

1993
Theo Angelopoulos recalls the defining moment in 1964 that led to him living his entire life in Greece, and explores the concept of borders in his work - as the limits of existence, of life and death,...

1992.

1 Movie
Holocene

Holocene

1992
Adapted from the Max Frisch novel "Der Mensch erscheint im Holozän". It tells the story of an old man, isolated from the outside world in a little mountain village in Ticino, Switzerland, who fights a...

1991.

3 Movies
The Other

The Other

1991
A man who survives an earthquake is convinced that there is another man still stuck in the debris.
The Suspended Step of the Stork

The Suspended Step of the Stork

1991
A lot of refugees from Albania, Turkey and Kurdistan are packed in a border town where a TV reporter is working. He sees an old man and thinks he is a Greek politician who went missing a few years ago...
Voyager

Voyager

1991
Walter was in a crash with an airplane. His next trip will be by ship. He and the enchanting Sabeth have a passionate love affair. They travel to her home in Greece, but the rational Faber doesn't kno...

1989.

1 Movie
Komitas

Komitas

1989
The film is dedicated to the Armenian monk and genius composer Komitas, and the 2 million victims on his people in Turkey in 1915. The final 20 years of Komitas life were spent in various mental hospi...

1988.

3 Movies
Lebanon, the Land of Honey and Incense

Lebanon, the Land of Honey and Incense

1988
The civil war is raging when Doctor Fournier arrives in Lebanon. He is working in a hospital that is controlled by a Shiite militia. He crosses the line to treat the Christian casualties. Muslims in h...
In the Shadow of Fear

In the Shadow of Fear

1988
A music composer is accused of counterfeiting after trying to deposit money in his bank. He was harassed by the police, a gang of counterfeiters and a stranger. The guilt that stems from his sterile e...
Landscape in the Mist

Landscape in the Mist

1988
Two children are looking for their father, who is supposed to live in Germany. Between childhood and adolescence, they will be obsessed with this father figure.

1987.

2 Movies
Δοξόμπους

Δοξόμπους

1987
The Byzantine Empire was on the verge of collapse by the 14th century. As a result of the hungry wolves of Europe, the Byzantine army and its allies were constantly engaged in battles and skirmishes. ...
The Beekeeper

The Beekeeper

1987
Spiros travels from the north to the south of Greece with his bees to meet the spring.

1985.

2 Movies
Stone Years

Stone Years

1985
The true story of a young couple fighting for love. Between the Greek civil war and the end of the dictatorship in 1974, there was an odyssey in and out of prisons.
Such a Long Absence

Such a Long Absence

1985
After the death of her father a young woman who was a student in Germany suffers a nervous breakdown and withdraws inside herself. Her younger sisterʼs attempt to stop the family from having her locke...

1984.

1 Movie
Voyage to Cythera

Voyage to Cythera

1984
After 32 years in the Soviet Union, an old communist returns to Greece. He had hoped that things would be better.

1983.

2 Movies
Athens, Return to the Acropolis

Athens, Return to the Acropolis

1983
Greek director Theo Angelopoulos takes the viewer on a tour through Athens in this episode of the TV series Capitali culturali d'Europa.

1981.

2 Movies
One Village, One Villager...

One Village, One Villager...

1981
In 1981 a documentary was shown on Greek television about the plight of Greek villages. Some scenes from this film were changed.
Το Μεγάλο Κανόνι

Το Μεγάλο Κανόνι

1981
A masseur learns that his son is a member of the Neo-Nazi party.

1980.

3 Movies
Ελευθέριος Βενιζέλος: 1910-1927

Ελευθέριος Βενιζέλος: 1910-1927

1980
A biography of the former Greek prime minister Eleutherios Venizelos and the recreation of his acts and the political and social climate in Greece from 1910 to 1927.
Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

1980
A romanticized biography of a Greek historical hero serves as a metaphor for Greece itself in the film. The film presents conflicting ideologies - primitive communism, anarchism, chiefdom or kingdom, ...

1978.

1 Movie
A Dream of Passion

A Dream of Passion

1978
Melina Mercouri plays Maya, a jet-setting Greek actress who returns to her homeland to undertake the role of Medea. Searching for inspiration and clues as to how a mother could kill the children she l...

1977.

3 Movies
Iphigenia

Iphigenia

1977
The winds refuse to blow as the Greek army is about to set sail. King Agamemnon accidentally killed a deer while trying to provide better food. His daughter was sacrificed by the gods.
The Hunters

The Hunters

1977
During a hunting party on New Year's Eve 1976, five representatives of the bourgeoisie encounter with the body of a partisan from the Civil War. They are confused by the fact that the corpse at their ...
The Son of Amir Is Dead

The Son of Amir Is Dead

1977
Pierre lost his job. He's become a pickpocket because he doesn't know Barbara. He and a young immigrant from Tunisia meet every Sunday in an abandoned bus to share their loot. Pierre found his partner...

1976.

1 Movie
Ο Θανάσης στη χώρα της σφαλιάρας

Ο Θανάσης στη χώρα της σφαλιάρας

1976
The Metaxas regime was the first dictatorship in Greece, followed by the Colonels' Junta. The Metaxas regime is depicted as a circus, where Thanasis Vengos is a clown trying to hide a young colleague....

1975.

3 Movies
Assault on Agathon

Assault on Agathon

1975
CIA team in Greece tries to capture a major drug dealer.
The Travelling Players

The Travelling Players

1975
This expansive Greek drama follows a troupe of theater actors as they perform around their country during World War II. While the production that they put on is entitled "Golfo the Shepherdess," the t...

1973.

4 Movies
The Great Love Songs

The Great Love Songs

1973
A documentary about Greek music.
The Swamp

The Swamp

1973
The three of them are ready to run with the money of a fake company, when they discover the secret to their friendship. They decided to take him in their plane. They will land in a deserted spot and t...
John the Violent

John the Violent

1973
At midnight, on a deserted Athenian street, a beautiful woman named Eleni Chalkia is fatally stabbed by a stranger, who immediately disappears into the shadows. The murderer is Ioannis Zachos (Manos L...

1972.

6 Movies
Captives of Hate

Captives of Hate

1972
Viky, a Greek from Africa, returns in shock to her homeland after the riots in the Congo, where she saw almost all of her family killed before her very eyes. In Athens, the businessman Angelos von Zir...
The Countess of Corfu

The Countess of Corfu

1972
Antzolina was presented to the piano teacher by Sotiris Karelis, who asked her to sell her mansion in order to convert it into a hotel. An Italian music group arrives in Corfu, which has been abandone...
Days of '36

Days of '36

1972
The government prevaricates over tactics so as not to alienating potential political allies after the assassination of a prominent trade unionist.
Rena is Off-Side

Rena is Off-Side

1972
A seamstress, Rena, unable to deliver a dress due to the strict safety measures of the hotel in which a famous football player is staying, gets really upset and hits him. Witnesses to the incident bel...
Thanasis, Take Your Gun

Thanasis, Take Your Gun

1972
A wretch jobber tries to find the money to build the house promised to groom, to repay the truck he drives and help a poor girl who has been evicted.

1971.

3 Movies
Εσχάτη Προδοσία

Εσχάτη Προδοσία

1971
An officer in his secret mission to India is injured by foreign agents. He returns to Greece but must be considered dead by his wife for the needs of the service, since he must discover who betrays th...
Abuse of authority

Abuse of authority

1971
A police officer is trying to find out who killed his brother. He is a member of the Drug Enforcement Department. Even though they allow him to continue his investigations, his unconventional way of a...
What Did You Do in the War, Thanassi?

What Did You Do in the War, Thanassi?

1971
The great Thanasis Vengos starred in a tale of mistaken identity during the Nazi occupation of Greece. Thanasis was called to testify at the trial of the tavern owner accused of serving cat meat to hi...

1970.

5 Movies
The Jungle of Cities

The Jungle of Cities

1970
Athens, 1964. A police reporter, Nikos Avgeris, has the journalistic mission to cover a suspected car crash that killed a senior state official. His investigation reveals that the victim was responsib...
Ο Θανάσης, η Ιουλιέττα και τα λουκάνικα

Ο Θανάσης, η Ιουλιέττα και τα λουκάνικα

1970
As Maria's husband is only interested in football, Thanasis has to support his sister's family as well. Juliet, daughter of a rough butcher from Mani, wants to marry a sausage-tycoon and Thanasis is i...
Lieutenant Natassa

Lieutenant Natassa

1970
1965, is the year. Natasa Arseni was found by the Americans at Dachau at the end of World War II. She remembers those past events when she returns to Greece. She met Orestis before the war started. Or...
Reconstruction

Reconstruction

1970
A magistrate reconstructs the murder of Costas Ghoussis, a labourer who was killed by his wife and her lover.

1969.

6 Movies
When the City Dies

When the City Dies

1969
There was a high number of abortions in the hospital. The authorities are looking into their suppliers. The leader of the gang is Mars Ragkousis. The girlfriend of an actor is not sure where their mon...
The Teacher with the Golden Hair

The Teacher with the Golden Hair

1969
A blonde teacher gets married to an honest man, only to see him leave for the Greco-Italian Front a few hours later. When there's no one to turn to, will she cope with her loss?
The Barber's Beauty

The Barber's Beauty

1969
A barber tries to find husbands for his four sisters so that he can marry his fiancee.
To Leventopaido

To Leventopaido

1969
A poor girl is going to marry a ship worker at a popular tavern in the evening. One night at the shop, Elena, who hides the truth about her financial situation, falls in love with him and separates hi...
I Neraida Kai to Palikari

I Neraida Kai to Palikari

1969
The daughter of Fourtounakis is forced to marry a Cretan. The return of Manousos Vrontakis from Athens leads to a great romance, without them knowing that they belong to families that are enemies.
Panic

Panic

1969
Returning from a business trip to Rhodes, Markos finds out that his sick son has been kidnapped. He agrees to pay the ransom that the kidnappers demand but the police officer Makridis sees that the mo...

1968.

6 Movies
Mikes Is Getting Married

Mikes Is Getting Married

1968
A naive young man, Mikes tries to solve its economic problems by marriage with a wealthy bride. After various matchmaking, find an equally naive but wealthy girl and the match ends in love. However, a...
Μια Ιταλίδα από την Κυψέλη

Μια Ιταλίδα από την Κυψέλη

1968
A young student from Italy presents his sister and fiancée from Italy, because the first insisted not to marry a Greek. In order to change the opinion, the couple collaborated with the afflicted spous...
Broadcast

Broadcast

1968
The team of journalists of a radio show asks women on the street for their definition of the ideal man in order to conduct a search for someone to fill the bill, a specimen who has all these character...
The Lady and the Tramp

The Lady and the Tramp

1968
Her father wants to marry her to the son of a shipowner. She disguises herself as a boy and runs away because she doesn't want to hear about it. She met a poor fisherman, Lefteris, and helped him on h...

1967.

4 Movies
The Blue Beads from Greece

The Blue Beads from Greece

1967
A feud develops between a taverna with bouzoukia and a club next door that plays modern music.
Kati Kourasmena Palikaria

Kati Kourasmena Palikaria

1967
A good looking 50 years old man who lives with his sister is running behind any attractive female. He lost his mind when he met Korina, who pretended to be in love with him. His secretary, Rita, who h...
Groom from London

Groom from London

1967
For her father's sake, Betty has become engaged to a young man who works at a store that sells electrical appliances. There is a person named Periklis. The latter wants to make him his son-in-law. Mar...
The Asphalt Fever

The Asphalt Fever

1967
A police constable tries to find blood during the night for his wife to be born. When he finally finds a blood donor, he will have to deal with a frenzy runaway, who holds hostage children in a school...

1966.

5 Movies
My Daughter, the Socialist

My Daughter, the Socialist

1966
Liza is in love with one of her father's employees. Her socialistic ideas about employment cause her to collide with her father's political views.
The Fear

The Fear

1966
In this disturbing family drama, a prosperous middle-aged farmer takes up gambling and whoring at the expense of his devoted second wife. His son becomes fascinated with the family's maid.
Queen of Clubs

Queen of Clubs

1966
A model (Elena Nathanail) is on vacation with her sailor husband (Thodoros Roumpanis), and she falls in love with an employee (Spyros Fokas) who works in the hotel where they are staying. She confesse...
Bouzouki Strumming

Bouzouki Strumming

1966
A conductor, Vangelis, and two bouzouki musicians pass by while Grigoris is working and singing at a construction site. They listen, enchanted by his limpid voice, and suggest that he join their orche...

1965.

2 Movies
Μοντέρνα Σταχτοπούτα

Μοντέρνα Σταχτοπούτα

1965
Katerina, a poor girl, finds a job as a secretary and falls in love with her boss on a trip to Rome.
And the Woman Shall Fear Her Husband

And the Woman Shall Fear Her Husband

1965
When a man decides to marry the woman he's been living with, she becomes the boss in the house and stops being a silent patient. The husband gets so upset that he asks for a divorce a few hours later....

1963.

1 Movie
A Patented Stupid Man

A Patented Stupid Man

1963
As Pelopidas is going around hungry, trying to find something to eat, a misunderstanding makes him seem like a thief. In order to escape his persecutors, he runs trying to hide. He hitchhikes and gets...

1960.

1 Movie
Οικογένεια Παπαδοπούλου

Οικογένεια Παπαδοπούλου

1960
Young Alexis Vranas (Stefanos Linaios) returns to Athens form studying abroad and starts working for a major company. There, he will meet and fall in love with a secretary, Varvara Papadopoulos (Kakia...

Unknown Year.

2 Movies
Theo Angelopoulos: A Lifework in Film

Theo Angelopoulos: A Lifework in Film

Theo Angelopoulos worked in the film industry.
Filming Under Pressure

Filming Under Pressure

During the filming of The Suspended Step of the Stork, a doc was made.
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